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Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News, September 28th, 1895


ACCIDENT: On Thursday morning, William Bates, a single man, residing in Park Street, Madeley, had his back badly hurt whilst working at the Kemberton Pits. He was about cleaning up, when a lump of coal dropped out of the slip on to his back.

The young man was conveyed home by his comrades, and Dr. Webb attended to the injury.


Submitted by Steve Dewhirst

Note: Incident took place on 26th September.

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